[ ik-stawr-shuh-ner-ee ]
/ ɪkˈstɔr ʃəˌnɛr i /
characterized by or given to extortion.
Origin of extortionary
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Examples from the Web for extortionary
Most people are happy to pay taxes that they think are fair—and most people will avoid taxes they think are extortionary.